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Income/capita 55%
Household income 24%
Unemployment 38%
IndexAirway HeightsWashingtonNational
Income per capita$13,501$32,999$29,829
Median household income$42,014$62,848$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,150$79,796$70,586
Median income renter occupied$31,250$41,061$35,192
Median earnings male$11,447$41,953$36,919
Median earnings female$15,743$27,576$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%4.3%4.7%
Poverty level21.1%12.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Airway Heights is 55% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Airway Heights is 24% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Airway Heights is 38% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Airway Heights is 39% higher than the national average

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      $Input your household income
      $28,006$42,014$84,028
      City
      $41,894$62,848$125,696
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Airway Heights median earnings by income bracket

      Airway Heights employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.1%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector11.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.7%5.7%
      Wholesale & retail services8.9%18.5%
      Public administration13.2%8.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.5%0.7%
      Education, health & social services12.4%28.9%
      Other33.7%29.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Green Bluff, WA685$74,31834%
      Town and Country, WA5,048$60,76810%
      Mead, WA7,044$56,1281%
      Millwood, WA1,655$54,0002%
      Fairchild AFB, WA2,904$52,6975%
      Airway Heights, WA6,523$42,01424%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Strasburg, VA6,525$50,8368%
      Lawrence, NY6,526$140,221153%
      Spring Lake Park, MN6,519$57,9935%
      North Caldwell, NJ6,519$188,897241%
      Rittman, OH6,528$42,22724%
      Airway Heights, WA6,523$42,01424%
      Source: The Airway Heights, WA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).